Definitions and translations for "compose"

Definition of compose

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Verb
1. To make something by merging parts.
The editor composed a historical journal from many individual letters.
Try to compose your thoughts.
2. To make up the whole; to constitute.
A church is composed of its members.
3. To comprise.
4. To construct by mental labor; to think up; particularly, to produce or create a literary or musical work.
The orator composed his speech over the week prior.
Nine numbered symphonies, including the Fifth, were composed by Beethoven.
It's difficult to compose without absolute silence.
5. To calm; to free from agitation.
The defendant couldn't compose herself and was found in contempt.
6. To arrange the elements of a photograph or other picture.
7. To settle (an argument, dispute etc.); to come to a settlement.
8. To arrange in proper form; to reduce to order; to put in proper state or condition.
9. To arrange (types) in a composing stick for printing; to typeset.
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English - English - compose

Pronunciation
v. create, write; arrange; calm oneself; settle
v. compose, make up; form; write; put together; typeset; come to terms; take a test
adj. compound, mixed; made up of, composed of

English - Spanish - compose

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v. componer, crear, dictar, redactar; constituir

English - French - compose

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v. composer (un poème, une musique); constituer, arranger

English - German - compose

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v. verbinden; komponieren; ansiedeln

English - Indonesian - compose

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v. menggubah, mengarang, mengarangkan, mencipta, menciptakan, menjalin, memperjalin, mengikat, menganggit, menyusun, menyelesaikan, menenangkan, melerai

English - Italian - compose

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v. comporre, costituire, formare; scrivere; calmare, placare; (rifl) calmarsi, ricomporsi; mettere in ordine, aggiustare; conciliare, appianare

English - Polish - compose

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v. składać {druk.}, tworzyć całość, układać, komponować, ułożyć

English - Portuguese - compose

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v. compor, escrever; apaziguar

English - Romanian - compose

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v. compune, forma, alcătui, crea, face, redacta, scrie, aranja, concepe, pregăti, aplana, pune capăt, linişti, calma, linişti: se linişti, culege {tipogr.}

English - Russian - compose

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г. сочинять, сочинять музыку, создавать, писать; улаживать, успокаивать; составлять, состоять

English - Turkish - compose

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f. oluşturmak, meydana getirmek; yaratmak, yazmak; bestelemek; düzenlemek, toparlamak; arabuluculuk yapmak, yatıştırmak; şiir yazmak, eser yaratmak, bestelemek

English - Ukrainian - compose

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v. складати, створювати, задумувати, улагоджувати, компонувати, набирати, написати

French - English - compose

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[composé] adj. compound, mixed; made up of, composed of

English - Dutch - compose

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ww. componeren; schrijven (boek, opstel); koloniseren

English - Greek - compose

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ρήμ. συνθέτω, συντάσσω, στοιχειοθετώ, συγκροτώ, απαρτίζω, διευθετώ, ηρεμώ

English - Arabic - compose

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‏ركب، تشكل، ألف الألحان، جمع، نضد، نظم، سوى، أنهى، كتب‏

English - Chinese - compose

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(动) 组成, 作曲, 写作; 作诗, 构图, 作曲; 排字

English - Chinese - compose

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(動) 組成, 作曲, 寫作; 作詩, 構圖, 作曲; 排字

English - Hindi - compose

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v. निर्मित करना, लिखना, तय करना, शांत होना, कंपोज़ करना, राग-बद्ध करना, उद्वेग शांत करना

English - Japanese - compose

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(動) 構成する; 作る; 作曲する; 落ち着ける

English - Korean - compose

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동. 작문하다, 글을 쓰다; 조립하다, 배열하다; 마음을 가라앉히다, 진정시키다; 해결하다, 조정하다

English - Vietnamese - compose

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v. sáng tác, sắp chữ in, hợp thành, dàn xếp, hòa giải, điều đình
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Synonyms for compose
1. constitute: comprise, make up, consist of, belong to
2. create: design, synthesise, synthesize, combine, draft, forge, originate, consolidate
3. arrange: order, align, rank, array, place, adjust, organise, organize
4. write: score, invent, conceive, imagine, author, coin, program
5. control: calm, quiet, still, collect
6. set type: set, make up
Verb forms for compose
Present participle: composing
Present: compose (3.person: composes)
Past: composed
Future: will compose
Present conditional: would compose
Present Perfect: have composed (3.person: has composed)
Past Perfect: had composed
Future Perfect: will have composed
Past conditional: would have composed